Courses

Fashion Design and Luxury Business

Here at IFA Paris we have a great range of courses on offer, catering to every kind of fashion fanatic - whether you are interested in the design side of fashion or business side of fashion, we have suitable courses for you. Below you will find our fashion courses separated by DESIGN and BUSINESS. If you are uncertain, please send us an email, contact or chat with us and an education consultant will give you further advice and insights.

 

FASHION DESIGN & IMAGE - Experience Creativity:

  • Bachelor Fashion Design & Technology
    This entry level 3 year Bachelor program is our signature course and will teach you all the knowledge, techniques and processes to create full fashion collections upon graduation. You will showcase your final collection on the runway during Fashion Week. Available on our Paris, Shanghai and Istanbul campuses.
  • Bachelor Fashion Sustainability
    Our Bachelor in Fashion Sustainability is all about eco-friendly fashion and there are two paths you can choose from: the design side or the business side. Guaranteed to be very useful knowledge in the future, as our planet depends on the fashion industry being sustainable.
  • Master of Arts Contemporary Fashion Design
    This 15 month program builds on skills learnt in the Bachelor in Fashion Design and is aimed at nurturing your creativity while also giving you tools to launch your own fashion brand. One semester will also be spent in Florence, the city of Salvatore Ferragamo, Gucci or Emilio Pucci.
  • MBA Global Fashion Media
    Choose this 15 month course if you have a passion for fashion media and communication. Learn all the know-how such as how to create high end fashion publications, offline (magazines) as well as online (social media and blog).
  • Postgraduate Diploma: Fashion Tech Innovation
    This 1 year diploma course takes advantage of the tech age we live in today. Work on cool projects integrating technology into fashion. Prepare yourself for the Fashion Tech revolution, which will hit the traditional fashion industry as it did to others.
  • Short Course Upcycling Fashion
    This 2 week short course takes place every July and is taught by upcycling expert Bridget Artise of Born Again Vintage. Be part of this sustainable movement which is to make use of discarded or previously unwearable materials. Learn to think and create upcycling, which is the future of fashion retail.
  • Short Course Fashion Studio
    This 7-8 week intensive short course is for entry level fashion design enthusiasts and will give you a basic intro into this creative subject. It includes creating a mini collection from scratch and is available on our Paris and Istanbul campus and starts every March, July and October.
  • Short Course Creative Director
    This short course brings together our expertise along with MAKE UP FOR EVER ACADEMY to immerse you into the world of creative direction in fashion. Learn everything from styling to make-up and hair dressing to execute a successful photo shoot. This 2 week course takes place every July.
  • Summer Course Fashion Design Discovery
    Our 2 week Fashion Design Discovery summer course is a great first step towards the world of fashion design. It’s a fun course and is aimed at students who possibly want to study in this field and will give participants a feel for what fashion design is all about.
  • Foundation Program Fashion Design & Marketing
    If you are unsure whether you prefer the creative design part of fashion or the business and management path in fashion, then this 7 month program is suitable for you. It will give you a foundation in both areas enabling you to decide which path to take. Upon completion, you can transfer into our corresponding Bachelor program.

FASHION & LUXURY BUSINESS - Experience Big Business:

  • Bachelor Fashion Marketing
    The 3 year Bachelor in Fashion Marketing prepares students to take on challenges in the global fashion business world. Behind every successful designer, there is a successful business person. Learn to market and manage fashion brands. It is also RNCP certified through FEDE.
  • Bachelor Visual Merchandising
    Become an expert visual merchandiser and create an unforgettable consumer experience with stunning visual displays and welcoming atmospheres. This Bachelor program includes a year in Florence, one of Italy’s main fashion hotspots.
  • Bachelor Fashion Sustainability
    Our Bachelor in Fashion Sustainability is all about eco-friendly fashion and there are two paths you can choose from: the design side or the business side. Guaranteed to be very useful knowledge in the future, as our planet depends on the fashion industry being sustainable.
  • MBA Fashion Business
    This 15 month MBA in Fashion Business looks at the management side of fashion as a whole. Ranked highly every year by SMGB, it is one of our most popular MBA programs. It starts every September and takes an in depth look at the rapidly and ever evolving fashion industry and includes many real-life projects.
  • MBA Luxury Brand Management
    Explore luxury beyond fashion in industries such as hospitality, watchmaking and includes case studies with real luxury brands. This MBA program looks at management, distribution and retail, luxury environment and lifestyle and much more. Available on our Paris and Istanbul campuses and starts every September.
  • Postgraduate Diploma: Fashion Tech Innovation
    This 1 year diploma course takes advantage of the tech age we live in today. Work on cool projects integrating technology into fashion. Prepare yourself for the Fashion Tech revolution, which will hit the traditional fashion industry as it did to others.
  • Short Course Future Fashion Tech
    Will robots take over and will artificial intelligence eliminate jobs in fashion? This 1 week short course provides participants with basic knowledge on the topic of fashion tech, which is set to revolutionize the industry in the years to come.
  • Short Course Fashion Event Planning
    Our 3 week short course in Fashion Event Planning is taught by expert event planner Jenae Green, who works for Bergdorf Goodman. Learn all the different steps that go into planning a successful fashion event. The course concludes with planning your own mini fashion event from start to finish.
  • Short Course Fashion & Luxury Business
    Build your fashion & luxury entrepreneurial skills with this 7-8 week program. It encompasses the 3 themes of luxury, fashion marketing and visual merchandising. Available every March, July and October.
  • Summer Course Fashion Luxury Business
    This 2 week summer course in July will give you a clear overview of the fashion and luxury industry along with its’ current challenges. A great course for participants to sniff out if they’re interested in a career in this field and continuing on to a full time program.
  • Foundation Program Fashion Design & Marketing
    If you are unsure whether you prefer the creative design part of fashion or the business and management path in fashion, then this 7 month program is suitable for you. It will give you a foundation in both areas enabling you to decide which path to take. Upon completion, you can transfer into our corresponding Bachelor program.

For a complete list of tuition fees by program/campus/intakes/duration, please see: Overview by tuition/intake dates